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Portfolio: weekly art listings

Gail Seemann's A Pinch More Magic is one of her contributions to the large group show called Mystical, Magical, Fantasy. It's on until Oct. 28 at VASA.

Art Gallery of St. Albert

Peter Ivens brings Inside Painting to the gallery starting tomorrow. Opening reception to be held on Sat., Oct. 7 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. The artist will be in attendance. Until Sat., Oct. 28.

19 Perron St., St. Albert; 780-460-4310; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca

Visual Arts Studio Association

Mystical, Magical, Fantasy is a group exhibition featuring the works of Byron McBride, Carroll Charest, Connie Osgood, Rick Rogers, Debbie Lee Miszaniec, Dolly Bolen, Gail Seemann, Helen Rogers, Igor Postash, Jill Watamaniuk, Karen Klassen, Kateryna Young, Michele Ho Lung, Suzan Berwald, and Victoria Armstrong. Opening reception tomorrow evening. Artists will be in attendance. Until Sat., Oct. 28.

Welder Joanne Guthrie has a display of her work in the Corridor Gallery. Until Tuesday.

25 Sir Winston Churchill Ave., St. Albert; 780-460-5990. www.vasa-art.com

Musée Héritage Museum

The museum has a new exhibit called The Michel Band, which focuses on the family, the injustice and the perseverance of a local Aboriginal band that was the only First Nation in Canada to enfranchise but, in doing so, lost their Aboriginal and treaty rights. Until Jan. 7, 2018.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.); 780-459-1528. www.museeheritage.ca

Youth Gallery at the Arden Theatre

The youth gallery features the work of Art 10, 20 and 30 students from St. Albert Catholic High School. Until Tues., Oct. 31.

St. Albert Place (5 St. Anne St.). 780-651-5735; www.artgalleryofstalbert.ca/learning-discovery/teachers-schools/programs/youth-gallery

femlab gallery

Saddle Lake Cree artist Tashina Makokis offers Ugly Portraits and Erotic Landscapes, “a reflection on colonial settler violence and gaze,” presented by the U of A’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies. Closing reception on Tues., Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. The artist will be in attendance. Until Mon., Oct. 16.

1-50 Assiniboia Hall, University of Alberta. ualbertafemlab.wordpress.com

St. Albert Seniors’ Association

The St. Albert Photography Club has a rotating selection of artistic photographs on display in the foyer area of Red Willow Place.

7 Taché St.; www.stalbertphotoclub.com

Bleeding Heart Art Space

Jennifer Berkenbosch presents Cultivar, her series of two-dimensional mixed-media works. Until Sat., Oct. 14.

9140 118 Ave. in Edmonton. 780-729-3617; bleedingheartart.space

Harcourt House

Daniel Evans presents Turgor, a series of large scale mixed media drawings. Opening reception tomorrow from 7 to 10 p.m. The artist will be in attendance. Until Sat., Nov. 25.

10215 112 St. in Edmonton. 780-426-4180; www.harcourthouse.ab.ca

Alcove Gallery – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Ten Voices features the photographic and print works of Alberta artists including Candace Makowichuk, Julya Hajnoczky, Wes Bell and Gerry Dotto, among others. Until Sun., Oct. 15. Exhibit moves to the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from Oct. 18 to Nov. 29.

1415 14 Ave. NW in Calgary; www.jubileeauditorium.com/InTheCommunity/JubeArt/Alcove

Upcoming events and news

The Women’s Art Museum Society of Canada has its annual fundraiser and lip sync contest called The Kitchen Sync: The Rematch taking place on Tues., Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. It will take place at On the Rocks, 11740 Jasper Ave. in Edmonton. www.wamsoc.ca

VASA presents the Mystical, Magical, Fantasy Halloween party and fundraiser on Fri., Oct. 27 from 7 to 10 p.m. The event features an art auction in support of the Authentic Art Program for individuals with developmental disabilities. Tickets are $20 each at Eventbrite. www.vasa-art.com

The St. Albert Painters’ Guild is having its 2017 Fall Art Show and Sale called A Harvest of Art from Fri., Oct. 27 to Sun., Oct. 29. It will be in the foyer of St. Albert Place. www.paintersguild.ca

Scott Hayes: Scott Hayes joined the St. Albert Gazette in 2008. Scott writes about the arts, entertainment, movies, culture, community groups, and charities. He also writes general news, features, columns and profiles on people.